Teaching with Technology During the Pandemic with Tabitha Delley
Tabitha Delley is a proud member of Sigma Gamma Rho and graduate of the University of Texas at Austin. She received her master’s in education (M.Ed.) in Curriculum and Instruction for Math at the University of Texas at Arlington. Tabitha has been in education for 9 years and a math educator for 7 years. Her journey started as a substitute teacher and then an Apollo Math Tutor. From this experience, she then recognized her passion to be in education. She started her teaching career at a middle school in Houston, TX as a 6th grade math teacher for 3 years and then moved to 8th grade Algebra. Not only has Tabitha been a math teacher, she has also invested her time to continue to serve and support students as a cheerleading and basketball coach as well. At her school she currently is the Effective Practice Specialist, a member of the technology team, and campus culture team.
About the Episode
In this episode of #TechItUpTalk, Tabitha shares her experience and challenges in transitioning to virtual instruction due to the impact of Covid-19 and how she has adapted her instruction to create meaningful learning experiences for her students. In addition, she shares how she leverages technology in her math class and provides tips and best practices for other educators.
Tune in to hear Tabitha share what technology tools she leverages to support her instruction as well as recommendations for technology applications teachers should have in their digital toolbox to support their instruction.
Dr. Jocelyn McDonald is an educational technologist, podcaster, blogger, and founder of #TechItUp, LLC. #TechItUp, LLC is a professional learning and technology solutions company dedicated to supporting educators and educational leaders with the implementation of technology to create meaningful student learning experiences. She has trained and developed thousands of teachers, school administrators, instructional specialists and various educators on effective practices to integrate technology, instructional design, efficient and sustainable systems, as well as change management and strategic planning. She is a proud advocate for social change in education and is dedicated to making a positive impact. She was featured, as a contributing author, in the book Women Who Lead in Technology and continues to create meaningful learning experiences for students in underrepresented communities through hosting Digital Skills Camps and STEM events. She holds a Bachelors in Chemistry, Masters in Curriculum and Instruction in Instructional Technology, and a Ph.D. in Educational Technology. With 16+ years in education, she is passionate about supporting the transformation of education through technology for equitable access to 21st-century education while also serving as a Program Director for Technology Applications, Computer Science, and STEM for an urban school district in Houston, Texas. She makes strong efforts to use her influence to impact achievement in schools by building relationships with various stakeholders and looks forward to closing equity and diversity gaps in education.
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